Leigh Ann goodin photography

We popped outside of The Barn at Shady Lane to snap a couple bridal portraits before Rebecca + Nick headed back into their reception. The golden light was a surprise. No one expected it, since it had been overcast and breezy all day. It was magical, like the sun popping behind in behind the trees […]

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May 25, 2019

The sun was shining. The bride was beaming, tucked away behind closed doors. An arbor of carefully placed florals sat perfectly in front of the dock. Guests fanned themselves with their programs and waited eagerly for the bride to come down the sidewalk. The sidewalk of Anne’s family lake house had been transformed into the […]

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May 24, 2019

Excitement filled the air. The talented crew was decorating the most beautiful fireplace I’d ever seen. The girls were tucked away in the white bridal suite getting their hair and makeup styled just right. The guys were up the spiral staircase playing Mario Kart, their blue suits hanging beside them. Stunning white florals amongst the […]

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May 11, 2019

The barn was filled to the brim with the most stunning florals and lights I’d ever seen. The girls were getting dolled up in a cabin up the gravel road, while the guys were headed to the cottage next door. It was a great spring day for Casey + Eddie’s Applewood Farm Wedding. Everyone was […]

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May 10, 2019

The sun was shining through the trees. Jake was turned, his back to the weddings guests awaiting his bride. Tears filled his eyes, as they did mine at the sight of such a precious moment. He was about to see his bride for the first time. Jennifer was waiting at the other end, linked to […]

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May 2, 2019

2018 has been such a fun year for me! As I look back on 2018, on how much I’ve grown and how much fun I’ve had, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude: To God for sending me the most amazing brides and clients in His timing. To my husband for taking on a lot of extra responsibilities around the […]

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December 30, 2018

He slipped her grandmother’s tiny silver band on her left ring finger, in the church they’d joined four years earlier and promised her forever. Surrounded by their family and friends, the two became one. Mr. + Mrs. Blake Matthews. Husband and Wife. Earlier that December Saturday, in a small town surrounded by their best friends and family, Sierra + […]

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December 20, 2018

Elopement Wedding Reception in West Alabama A small town. Heirloom wedding rings. A musty historic building transformed to a beautiful reception hall. These are just a few of the things that made magic happen for Evelyn + Ben’s elopement wedding reception in West Alabama! Perfect golden hour light for bride + groom portraits. Twinkling lights. […]

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November 27, 2018

My heart sank. Tears filled my eyes. I had just opened an email from a soon-to-be bride, notifying me that her mother had passed away. I couldn’t imagine the hardship of not having my mom there with me on my wedding day. My heart hurt for sweet Ashley, and I mentally prepared myself to do […]

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November 11, 2018

“Jessica and Cory have chosen to do a cord of three strands during their ceremony,” the officiant announced. I had seen the sign and cords earlier in the day, but I hadn’t given much thought to their significance until the ceremony. Until that moment, at least. I watched as Cory and Jessica giggled, cried happy […]

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October 18, 2018